Mary Johns Wilson
For more than a decade, Mary Johns Wilson has criss-crossed Alabama on interstates and backroads, visiting the best tourist attractions, farms and businesses that the state has to offer. She captures those stories in this book and in segments for Simply Southern TV—a show produced by her employer, the Alabama Farmers Federation. She lives in Millbrook with her husband, Matt, and their always energetic rescue dog, Doug.
The second edition of Mary Johns Wilson’s book “100 Things to Do in Alabama Before You Die” was released in March, and it is a great resource for anyone planning a road trip through Alabama this summer.
Travel books are not just awesome Alabama gifts for travelers to Alabama, but also for local Alabamians, because they will surely show them places of their own state they have never seen. Some of the best Alabama travel books include: